Eyes of Rome
Eyes of Rome

Day Trip to Mantua from Venice

Venetian Elegance Meets Renaissance Splendor: A Day of Opulence in Mantua


  • Architecture
  • Art
  • History
  • Religion

What makes this tour Special

Embark on a captivating journey through Mantua's history, visiting the Palazzo Ducale to marvel at its Renaissance architecture and the exquisite Camera degli Sposi frescoes

Enjoy the exclusivity of a private van for convenient and comfortable transfers between attractions, ensuring a personalized and stress-free exploration

Immerse yourself in the charm of Northern Italy with a scenic journey from Venice to Mantua, where you'll experience the beauty of the region through picturesque landscapes and quaint towns

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


10 hours




Meet&Greet at your hotel/accomodation. Private Driver included throughout the tour




This tour is suitable for kids of all ages


Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Private Licensed tour Leader at disposal for the entire duration of the tour
  • Private Licensed Tour Guide in Mantua
  • Water Taxi from/to your centrally located Hotel/Accommodation
  • Private van at disposal
  • Entrance tickets to the Doge's Palace
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Sites you’ll visit

  • Mantua
  • Palazzo Ducale Gonzaga
  • Cattedrale di San Pietro
  • Nestled in the heart of Lombardy, Mantua is a captivating Italian city steeped in history, culture, and architectural splendor. Surrounded by three artificial lakes, the cityscape is adorned with medieval and Renaissance charm. Notable landmarks include the Palazzo Ducale, a majestic palace showcasing artistic brilliance, and the Cattedrale di San Pietro with its harmonious blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Quaint streets and charming squares invite leisurely strolls, while the city's cultural richness is complemented by the works of renowned artists like Andrea Mantegna. Mantua, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offers a timeless journey through the artistic and historical tapestry of Northern Italy.
  • The Palazzo Ducale in Mantua, a testament to Renaissance grandeur, is a majestic palace that encapsulates the rich history of Northern Italy. Constructed in the 14th century, it served as the residence of the Gonzaga family, a powerful dynasty of patrons and art enthusiasts. Adorned with intricate frescoes, opulent courtyards, and magnificent chambers, the palace showcases the architectural brilliance of renowned artists like Andrea Mantegna. The highlight is the breathtaking Camera degli Sposi, where lifelike frescoes depict courtly life, offering an immersive glimpse into the cultural and artistic legacy of Mantua's golden age.
  • The Cattedrale di San Pietro, nestled against the scenic backdrop of Mantua, stands as a testament to the city's religious and architectural heritage. Dating back to the 12th century, this cathedral is a harmonious blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles, featuring a stunning facade and a soaring bell tower. Inside, visitors can explore a rich tapestry of art and history, including works by illustrious artists such as Giulio Romano and Pisanello. Connected to the cathedral is the picturesque Ponte San Giorgio, a charming bridge that spans the waters of Lake Superior, providing a serene passage to this sacred and culturally significant site in Mantua.

Tour description

Experience the charm of Northern Italy with our exclusive Captive Private Tour from Venice to Mantua.

Immerse yourself in the rich history and artistic beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site with a seamless day trip curated just for you.

Your day begins as you're whisked away from the picturesque canals of Venice on a round-trip motorboat, offering breathtaking views along the way. Accompanied by your knowledgeable private tour leader, you'll embark on a scenic journey through the Veneto region, arriving in Mantua in comfort and style with a private van.

Upon reaching Mantua, a local expert guide will be awaiting your arrival to lead you through the enchanting Palazzo Ducale.

This magnificent Renaissance palace is a true architectural gem, brimming with opulence and historical significance. Marvel at the intricate details of its façade and step inside to discover the sumptuous rooms adorned with masterpieces from renowned artists.

A highlight of your visit will be the awe-inspiring Camera degli Sposi (Bridal Chamber), where the frescoes come to life with vivid depictions of court life and celebrations.

After exploring the Palazzo Ducale, take leisurely strolls through Mantua's charming streets, soaking in the ambiance of this charming Italian town.

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

Eyes of Rome has two policies with full refund terms.
The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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